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Jose Maria de Fonseca

Closes in 10 min: 10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
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Jose Maria da Fonseca is one of Portugal's largest and most prestigious wine companies, begun in 1834 and run with undiminished passion since that date by the same family. The winery is in the charming village of Vila Nogueira de Azeitao, where...more
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Rua Jose Augusto Coelho 11 13 | Vila Nogueira, Azeitao 2925, Portugal
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

This was the 1st time I ever visited a Wine cellar and the experience to me was just something I feel so hard to describe. Have seen on TV and pics of huge wine cellars, but being my 1st time this was an experience to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

We visited the winery in the end of September on Saturday. The place is very busy. We had English speaking tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable. We liked the tour very much and grounds were beautiful. In the end of the tour we had 3...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

I remember when younger seeing my dad step on the grapes and it sitting in a barrel and producing this tinted red beverage - all of this not making much sense to me at the time. However, now being an adult this tour was reminiscent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank pfr88
JMFWinery, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Jose Maria de Fonseca, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Visitor, Thank you for tanking some of your precious time writing a review about your experience with us! Your suggestions and feedback are extremely important for us in order to continue to welcome our costumers even better. Hope that we can welcome you again...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Learned a lot of the history behind this place and the tour guide lady was very nice and informative.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JMFWinery, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Jose Maria de Fonseca, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Visitor, Thank you for tanking some of your precious time writing a review about your experience with us! Your suggestions and feedback are extremely important for us in order to continue to welcome our costumers even better. Hope that we can welcome you again...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

We had a very knowledgeable host at the winery, Juan, who told the story of the Fonseca family and their wines. He managed to keep it interesting, but at the samt time not dragging it out, spicing it up with some funny anecdotes. The tour...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TerjeM
JMFWinery, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Jose Maria de Fonseca, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Visitor, Thank you for tanking some of your precious time writing a review about your experience at José Maria da Fonseca Winery Your suggestions and feedback are extremely important for us in order to continue to welcome our costumers even better. Regarding you question...More

Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

Whilst out on a day tour we visited Jose Maria da Fonseca for a wine tour and tasting. The museum room was impressive with the many medals the house had won dating back to the 1800s. The gardens outside are beautiful. The tour was to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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JMFWinery, Gestor de Relações Públicas at Jose Maria de Fonseca, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Visitor, Thank you for tanking some of your precious time writing a review about your experience with us! Your suggestions and feedback are extremely important for us in order to continue to welcome our costumers even better. Our next auction will take place next...More

Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice tour, full of histories and memorabilia. Opportunity to visit their cellar as well as the family collection (from the outside). Guide was really friendly.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 18, 2018

I was there with 30 people and it was completely a wasting of time and money. When we travel, we all want a smile and was very difficult to get it from the ladies of the wine shop. I feel there is a lot to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 12, 2018

Although one of the largest wine producers in the Setubal region, this winery tour boast an old world, intimate charm of a family establishment. Founded in 1834, it is Portugal's oldest winery going back 7 generations with the 8th in the offing. Tour provided insight...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 10, 2018

Very informative tour of this winery, with a lovely garden. Size of largest barrels was amazing, and generous wine tasting.

Date of experience: May 2018
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browneyes2012
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Response from Arymarjr | Reviewed this property |
Options: 1. Train until Lisbon, car from Lisbon to Azeitao. 2. Flying from Porto to Lisbon, car to Azeitao. 3. Car from Porto to Lisbon. I recommend you see flight prices, because it should be the faster and cheaper way to... More
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